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DREW CD at JB Hi-Fi

DREW CD at JB Hi-Fi

For those of you who live in New Zealand and like your music the old fashion way, the critically acclaimed, beautifully designed limited edition album DREW, is now available at JB Hi-Fi stores on compact disc across the country! Go out and buy!                
Sunday News Article

Sunday News Article

Going it Alone By Mike Alexander Published in the Sunday News 26th January 2014 Andrew Fruean took a leap of faith to record his debut album. “The recording of this album has been a journey in confronting my fears as an artist,” the Wellington-based songwriter says of his debut album DREW, which was released late last year.  ...
Blog 22/10/2012

Blog 22/10/2012

Mate, its been ages since I wrote anything on here huh? 😉 What have I been up to? Not much really… The album took me a while to complete. Was it a good experience? I think so. Did I enjoy it? Not entirely… Sometimes, something outrageous pops into your head. For me, those times can...
DREW (album)

DREW (album)

DREW (released 13 August 2013) 1. Dying Bell 2. Trying to Hold On* 3. Essex Road 4. Angel 5. Valentine 6. Tea Party (unsaid) 7. In the End 8. The River* (*lyrics available) All Songs written by Andrew Fruean. ©2013 AEJ Music. All Rights Reserved
DEMOS

DEMOS

Drew (demo) 1. Mt Vic Hop (Trying to Hold On demo) 2. 7 Years (demo) 3. In the End (demo) 4. Penelope (2009 Essex Road demo) 5. The River (original demo) 6. Angel (2010 demo) All songs written by Andrew Fruean ©2011 AEJ Music Ltd All Rights Reserved These are demos of the tracks I eventually...
About Andrew

About Andrew

Andrew Fruean is a Wellington musician. In his self titled album, ‘DREW’ presents a finely crafted collection of soul-infused pop songs. Unashamedly influenced by pop/rock’s old guard Elvis, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, The Stones, The Police and soul classics such as Prince, Stevie Wonder & Marvin Gaye, Fruean intends the listener to be moved. “Emotionally and Spiritually…...
Sneak preview of the new album artwork!

Sneak preview of the new album artwork!

Mastering 'DREW'

Mastering ‘DREW’

Mastering of ‘DREW’ was completed by Mike Gibson at Bonfire Audio on 7 May 2011. It was a relatively painless 7 hours thanks to the good job Nic did in mixing. To find out more information on what mastering is please click here. Otherwise, check Mike at work below 🙂        
New Album Out Soon

New Album Out Soon

This is the debut album from Andrew Fruean titled ‘DREW’. It is a finely crafted collection of folk, pop songs with the evocative epic sweep of classic rock. Recorded in 2010/11 at Island Bay Film Studios in Wellington, New Zealand with the help of producer Nic McGowan (Good Laika, Ghostplane and Paselode) it is a...
Recording 'DREW' at Island Bay Studios 2010/11

Recording ‘DREW’ at Island Bay Studios 2010/11

...continued Day 1 of sessions 02 February 2010

…continued Day 1 of sessions 02 February 2010

The first day on the project with the drummer Darren Mathiassen and bassist Paul Mouncey. 2 days of rehearsal and another 3 days tracking(recording).
'Dying Bell' preview

‘Dying Bell’ preview

A sneak peak from the up-coming record ‘DREW’ by singer songwriter Andrew Fruean. Recorded at Island Bay Studios with Nic McGowan. Joining Andrew on the record are are some of Wellington’s, and New Zealand’s finest musicians. Darren Mathiassen on Drums, Paul Mouncey on bass, Tim Solly on Hammond Organ and Andre Paris on Sax. “Dying...